Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Business

Botswana gets a P2.6 billion loan from World Bank

The Botswana government has received a lifeline from the World Bank to rev the sputtering economic engines through reforms which require increased government expenditure...

Botswana extends SA poultry products ban

The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security has extended the import ban on live Poultry and their byproducts from South Africa following another...

Banker, miner injects P200 million into the economy

Last week Bank Gaborone launched its Citizen Economic Empowerment Policy (CEEP) partnership with Debswana in Thapama, Francistown where it pledged P200 million towards the...

G4S up against Govt, Covid 19

Top leading security solutions provider G4S Botswana says its business has come under immense pressure from government decisions and the slowed economic activities caused...

To toll or not to toll: Botswana mulls user-pays road option

Motorists in Botswana could be subjected to further fees if plans for a new toll system on the country’s major highways reach an implementation...

Inside the topsy-turvy world of local pawnshops

The easily guessed culprit of the is the COVID-19 pandemic which has made a hit not just on the local economy but has also...

Infrastructure deficit constrains Africa’s growth and poverty reduction

A 2020 empirical research study conducted by McKinsey & Company that examined Africa’s infrastructure paradox, and its root causes found that “there is need...

Botswana joins race to produce SoP fertilizer

Botswana, through state owned company – Botswana Ash Pty Ltd is set to join a list of countries including China and Australia that produce...

BPOPF officially in bed with South African administrator

One of the biggest pension funds in the country – the Botswana’s Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) is officially in bed with a South...

BSE hosts first session of the Tshipidi mentorship program

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is pleased to inform valued stakeholders that it successfully facilitated the first session of the BSE Tshipidi Mentorship Program...